Archive for Tag: Recipe

March 20, 2013

Sweet Talk with Dorie Greenspan {& Passover Macaroon Recipe from Beurre & Sel}

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
All photographs courtesy of Claudia Ficca. I’m so honored today to have a Sweet Talk with Dorie Greenspan. For the select few who may not be familiar with Dorie, she is the self-taught cook/baker turned New York Times Bestselling Author who has written 10 award-winning (including six James Beard and IACP Awards) cookbooks. The first Dorie book I owned was the one she collaborated on with Julia Child. Dorie’s approachable recipe writing was a welcome…
October 27, 2011

Easy Spooky Mini Pumpkin Pudding for Tori Spelling’s EdiTORial

Photography by Allan Zepeda. We’re so happy to be on Tori Spelling’s EdiTORial today.  Hop on over there to see the full post. PS – We loved creating these spooky little guys.  They are perfect for dessert for a kid or adult Halloween party. It is easy to do and quite delicious. Below are the DIY pictures, instructions and stencil to create these spooky, yet sweet, pudding pumpkins. Ingredients: 1 (5 ounce) package instant vanilla…
October 21, 2011

Halloweekend Countdown: Orange & Black Cupcakes

By: Amy Atlas, in Great Finds, Recipes
Zebra patterns are always very popular. Kathryn from Sugar Tumble sent us her tutorial on how to make orange and black zebra cupcakes for halloween. These are super cute and would be easy to do with your little monsters. By switching out the colors, these would be great for tailgate parties or Super Bowl parties. Even better, change the colors to match your child’s school’s colors and we bet they would be snatched up quickly…
July 28, 2011

Creamsicle Trifle Recipe

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
Creamsicles.  Is there anything more creamy and refreshing on a hot and sticky summer day?  The chilly orange ice coating with vanilla ice cream filling is usually seen in the popsicle form, like the first ones created here.We were surprised to find very few variations of this beloved treat so we decided to dream up our own version with a Creamsicle Trifle.  Grand Marnier-soaked lady fingers are sandwiched between layers of orange sherbet and…
May 06, 2011

Happy Mother’s Day {and Mom Arleen’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake!}

By: Amy Atlas, in Amy's Latest, Recipes
I talked a lot about heroes this week here and here.  Since we’re on this heroes theme this week, it seems appropriate to end the week with a post about Moms right before Mother’s Day.  I personally gained a deeper appreciation for my mom after I had my own kids.  It is so rewarding, but not always easy!  Working moms or moms who have their own businesses have that additional challenge  {see my post on…
February 10, 2010

Valentine’s Day Recipes

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
To continue preparation for Valentine’s Day, I was on the radio this morning with Martha Radio. It is chocolate week at Martha Radio and I shared my tips for putting together a chocolate dessert bar for Valentine’s Day at home. We spoke about trends in the dessert world, crafty ways to dress up your dessert table, how to make a dessert bar for less, and fun ways to use candy in a dessert display. I…
September 23, 2009

Cinnamon Pistachio Meringue Recipe

By: Amy Atlas, in Recipes
I promised in yesterday’s post that I would provide the cinnamon pistachio meringue recipe from the faux-bois story. I can honestly say that these are the best meringues I have ever had. Let me just be clear, I have tasted a LOT of meringues! The recipe is really easy to follow with few ingredients and little preparation so even the novice baker will not be intimidated. If you need a simple recipe for baking and…